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Charles E Brown
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1903
Rome
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1968
Colona
Henry County
Illinois, USA

Charles E Brown, 64, of rural Colona died Saturday eneving, January 7, in his home after a lingering illness.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, January 10 in the Colona Methodist Church with burial in the Davenport Memorial Park.

Mr. Brown was born in Rome, Iowa, son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Brown. He married Helen McMurren December 3, 1924, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

He was a retired melter at the Rock Island Arsenal.

Surviving are the Widow, three sons, Dean L., Claude W., and Richard. B all of Colona' six daughters, Mrs. William Keele and Mrs. George Hunsacker of Bishop Hill, Mrs. William DeYoung of Coal Valley and Mrs. Wilbur Mooney, Mrs. Mervin Taggatz and Mrs. Gene Massingill all of Colona; 30 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harold O. of New London, Iowa and Clifford E. of Milan, and seven sisters, Mrs. Wilber Witthoft of Davenport, Mrs. William Reeves of Ottumwa, Iowa, Mrs. Pat Fraley of Sunnyvale, Calif., Mrs. Catherine Johnson of Fairfield, Iowa and Mrs. Richard Allison of San Antonio, Texas.

Two sons and a daughter preceded him in death. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Claude Martin Brown (1881 - 1955)
  Rebecca Ann Messer Brown (1887 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen M McMurren Brown (1907 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Rosenna Brown (1936 - 1937)*
  Margaret Ann Brown Teggatz (1940 - 1989)*
  Richard Burdette Brown (1944 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles E Brown (1903 - 1968)
  Margaret Ruth Brown Witthoft (1906 - 2000)*
  Harold Oren Brown (1907 - 1985)*
  Jesse Brown Ernst (1911 - 1975)*
  Clifford E. Brown (1912 - 1979)*
  Catherine Elizabeth Brown Johnson (1918 - 1995)*
  Alice Louise Brown Adkins (1920 - 1955)*
  William Brown (1926 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Davenport Memorial Park
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Michael W. Messer Sr.
Record added: Mar 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34579270
Charles E Brown
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Charles E Brown
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